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White oak frame for Wood Duck stained glass project

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Project by DaleMaley posted 08-23-2016 01:30 AM 778 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed my 3rd level of stained glass class. I chose to make a stained glass panel showing a female and male Wood Duck, with 110 pieces, and 12 different colors. This project is 22×13 inches, and must be displayed or hung using a wood frame.

I decided to make my own frame from white oak. I have made a lot of picture frames before, but they did not have to bear much weight. This frame needed to be sturdy because the stained glass and solder make a relatively heavy load.

My design uses a brass screw in each corner to hold the 4 sides together. Two grooves in the top use a brass screw to attach the chain for hanging.

If you are interested in my Trials & Tribulations of making both the stained glass panel and the frame to mount it in, see my woodworking web site.

Thanks!

-- Dale, Illinois, http://dalemaley.webs.com/





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 08-23-2016 01:40 AM

Fantastic work! worth all of the T & T!

It will be very proudly displayed SOMEWHERE!

-- just rjR

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#2 posted 08-23-2016 05:29 AM

That’s a great looking piece.

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#3 posted 08-23-2016 06:03 AM

I really like that!
Stained glass and wood are always good together and yours is no exception!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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PaulDoug

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#4 posted 08-23-2016 03:13 PM

Really nice work.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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JPJ

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#5 posted 08-27-2016 02:38 AM

Nice job!

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